News & Information


August, 2011
Barry Herbert, along with Scott Smith of Modern Poured Walls Construction Services, presents the Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to Terry Lavy at the Concrete Foundations Association Summer Convention.

 

August, 2011
Amanda Morris concludes her third and final 3-year term on the Board of Directors of the Concrete Foundations Association.

 

August, 2011
Doug Herbert gives a presentation to the attendees of the Concrete Foundations Association Summer Convention

 

August, 2011
Herbert Construction wins the coveted national award: "Above-Grade Concrete Home Project of the Year." Project located near New Orleans, LA.  Click here to see this project.

 

July, 2011
One of our jobsites is featured on WSB TV's 6:00 PM news.  The reporter was there for a segment on the current housing and unemployment situation.  He interviewed one of our recently hired employees.  Here is the link to the newscast:  http://www.wsbtv.com/video/28628616/index.html

 

April, 2011
Herbert Construction Company donates our time and the use of one of our boom trucks for the Sandy Springs United Methodist Preschool program's Touch-A-Truck fundraising event.  The fundraiser successfully raised money for their scholarship fund - to assist families that cannot afford preschool.

 

November, 2010
Herbert Construction Company completes the foundation for the largest single family home in South Carolina for our client Bildon Construction.

 

July, 2010
Barry Herbert presents the Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award to Scott Smith of Modern Poured Walls Construction Services at the Concrete Foundations Association Summer Convention.

 

July, 2009
Barry Herbert was awarded the Robert D. Sawyer Distinguished Service Award at the Concrete Foundation Association's (CFA) Annual Summer Convention held July 30-August 1, 2009.  "Barry is one of those outstanding examples of the fortitude and commitment to family and industry that is evidenced throughout this association," said Ed Sauter, Executive Director

Read more about the award on the CFA website, the Concrete Contractor website and the Concrete Construction website.

 

May, 2009
Doug Herbert gives speech to High School students about careers in construction.

 

October, 2008
Barry Herbert becomes the first CFA Certified Foundation Technician in Georgia and Texas.  Qualifications for this certification include:  knowledge for significant industry codes, standards and guidelines as well as a command of the material science and performance of concrete foundations.

July, 2008
Amanda Morris becomes the chair of the Concrete Foundations Association's "Meetings & Programs" Committee.


July, 2008
Amanda Morris is elected to third 3-year term on the Board of Directors for the Concrete Foundations Association.


May, 2008
Doug Herbert writes article published in the Atlanta Building News.  The article is titled "Builders Must Evaluate Trades to Limit Lien Exposure".  Read the article on page 18 of the magazine...


January, 2008
Barry Herbert, Jim Baty (CFA), and Ken Shawler (Trimble) give seminar at World of Concrete Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada titled "High Technology for Better Basements".  Barry was asked to share his expertise and experiences, from the past thirty years, on using new technology in basement construction.

August, 2007
Carl Hire joins Herbert Construction Company as Division Manager. 


June, 2007
Doug Herbert and Amanda Morris present seminar to the National Association of Home Builders.  The seminar topic was Cast-In-Place Concrete Foundations.


April, 2007
Terry Gibson joins Herbert Construction Company as a Sales Account Manager.


February, 2007
Barry Herbert, Mike Morris and Mike Herbert attain certification for NPDES Level 1a—Erosion Control.


January, 2007
Doug Herbert re-elected President of the Venture Homes’ Trade Partner Council.


December, 2006
Irene Holcomb joins Herbert Construction Company as Controller.


2006
IRC 2006 adopts ACI 332-04 as an alternate for the design and construction of cast-in-place concrete one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses), and their accessory structures.  Barry Herbert is a co-author of this ACI 332-04 code.


January, 2006
Doug Herbert elected President of the Venture Homes’ Trade Partner Council.


September, 2005
Ashton Woods Homes, a Herbert Construction Company customer, wins the J.D. Power award for customer service. 


June, 2005
Amanda Morris elected for a second three-year term to the board of directors of the Concrete Foundation Association.  Read more about the CFA...


March, 2005
Barry Herbert, Doug Herbert and Amanda Morris earn their designation as “Instructor” for the National Association of Home Builders. 


October, 2004
ACI 332-04 code complete.  This document covers the design and construction of cast-in-place concrete one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses), and their accessory structures.  Barry Herbert is a co-author of this code.


September, 2004
Ashton Woods Homes, a Herbert Construction Company customer, wins the J.D. Power award for customer service. 


October, 2003
Amanda Morris appears on the David Letterman Show.  Amanda had the opportunity to explain to David Letterman the difference between concrete and cement.  See the show notes here...


September,2003
Venture Homes, a Herbert Construction Company customer, wins the J.D. Power award for customer service for the second year in a row. 


September, 2002
Venture Homes, a Herbert Construction Company customer, wins the J.D. Power award for customer service. 


June, 2002
Amanda Morris elected to board of directors of the Concrete Foundation Association (CFA).  Learn more about the CFA here...


June, 1998-2000
Barry Herbert elected President of the Concrete Foundation Association.  Read more about the CFA Past Presidents...


June, 1996-present
Barry Herbert elected to code writing committee of ACI-332.  This committee of professionals has created the residential code for concrete construction. 


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